Programs

Emet (Scripture)

13.11.15

In New South Wales, legislation requires that every government primary school provide one lesson of Special Religious Education or SRE (popularly known as ‘Scripture’) to its pupils each week. Schools provide a number of Special Religious Education classes to reflect the religious composition of their student body, and parents nominate the faith group which their child […]

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Emet Extension

13.11.15

Supplementary Jewish education, known as Emet Extension, takes place in various primary schools in Sydney. The Emet Extension curriculum for Years K-2 is specifically designed for that age group and includes the Jewish calendar with its festivals and celebrations, Jewish beliefs and values, as well as the laws and customs followed within Judaism. Lessons are […]

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Emet Traditions

13.11.15

The Emet Traditions program is currently run at the following schools: Woollahra Public School – each Tuesday after school Lane Cove Public School – each Wednesday after school Clovelly Public School – each Thursday and Friday before school South Coogee Public School – each Wednesday after school Lessons take place during school terms only (not […]

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Emet Hebrew

13.11.15

Hebrew is the ancient language of the Jewish people and the only ancient language still spoken today. BJE takes pride in offering Hebrew language instruction, both to school students and to adults. For more detailed information, please see either our School Hebrew page or our Adult Hebrew page.

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Emet High School

13.11.15

The Emet High School programme aims to provide an informal Jewish education program for Jewish high school students in state schools in order to maintain contact with students and to bring them into mainstream Jewish communal life. It extends very much beyond the school walls as well. Emet High School aims to connect the high […]

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Emet Correspondence

13.11.15

For students who are not located in areas where Judaism classes are offered at school, BJE offers distance education through the mail. The curriculum is offered according to the student’s grade at school and is sent with a teacher’s pack so that parents can work with their child if desired. BJE encourages all families to […]

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School Hebrew

13.11.15

Hebrew is the ancient language of the Jewish people and the only ancient language still spoken today. BJE has been teaching Hebrew language classes in state high schools since 1989 when the first class had 14 students. Previously, Hebrew had been available only as an after-school subject for high school students at the Ramah Academy […]

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Adult Hebrew

13.11.15

BJE has been successfully offering adult Hebrew classes for over twenty years. Taught by the very experienced teacher Sarah Friend, students learn how to converse in Hebrew in order to interact in everyday life both in Israel and abroad. The students come from all walks of life and are aged from 18 years and upwards. […]

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Studies of Religion & Outreach

13.11.15

BJE prides itself on continuing to play an important role in promoting interfaith understanding among students and teachers outside of the Jewish community. We offer programs for students of all ages from primary to senior high school, and also offer programs specifically designed for students undertaking the NSW Studies of Religion course. Each year students […]

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Outreach Programs

13.11.15

BJE offers schools or groups of non-Jewish students study programs on content related to Judaism in general, Jewish festivals, celebrations, customs, Jewish rituals, Jewish ethics, Jewish history, sacred writings, women and Judaism and other topics related to the Jewish community. We also offer programs specifically for senior high school students undertaking the NSW Studies of […]

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Speaker Service

13.11.15

BJE provides a school speaker service on topics related to Judaism, Jewish History and Hebrew language. Speakers make presentations at schools or other venues, or alternatively, groups of students can visit BJE where special study programs can be organised, including visits to key Jewish sites in Sydney. Fees apply.  For further information, please contact Shula […]

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Teachers’ InServices

13.11.15

BJE offers In-Service training for teachers of the Studies of Religion Preliminary and HSC courses in NSW. These in-services are open to all teachers and have proven very popular with a number of teachers travelling considerable distances in order to attend. Our most recent In-Service was held on Tuesday 21 March, 2017, and a copy of the […]

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